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World Bowe Bergdahl Was Just Dishonorably Discharged. What's That?
Author: 0 Bowe Bergdahl Was Just Dishonorably Discharged. What's That?

He was captured by armed Taliban fighters within hours of his desertion and held captive by the Haqqani network, a group in Pakistan that tortured him on and off for five years. On a courtroom monitor he displayed quotes from an initial investigation after Bergdahl returned to the U.S. Bergdahl, who has said he walked off to draw attention to problems with his unit, described to an investigating officer how he envisioned the missing-soldier alert unfolding.

World Turkey condemns terror attack in Iraq's Kirkuk
Author: 0 Turkey condemns terror attack in Iraq's Kirkuk

Two suicide bombers have attacked in the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk, killing and wounding several people, officials say. Baghdad had declared the results of the referendum illegal. According to the UN Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI), a total of 114 Iraqi civilians lost their lives and 244 others were injured last month. No group has claimed responsibility for Sunday's attacks but the suicide bombings are a trademark of Islamic State militants.

Author: 0 In Yemen, the victims were five soldiers

Yemeni officials say a large suicide auto bomb has struck a security headquarters in the southern port city of Aden , killing several people and setting off clashes. While southern Yemen has always been the target of the a drone war by the United States, which classifies AQAP as the radical network's most risky branch, Washington appears to have recently turned its aim towards IS as well.

World Trump says he plans to meet Putin during Asia tour
Author: 0 Trump says he plans to meet Putin during Asia tour

Trump will play golf with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe later in the day and will also have a working dinner with government officials. But the president, who has often expressed admiration for authoritarian leaders, has remained reluctant to criticize Putin, and the two men have two potential opportunities to cross paths near the end of Trump's trip - at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Vietnam, or at the East Asia Summit in the Philippines.

Author: 0 Rockford police officer dies after an officer-involved shooting

A Rockford police officer was killed in the line of duty early Sunday morning after a traffic stop led to an apparent shooting. Responding officers found him to be critically injured, reportedly by a gunshot wound. In a tweet sent out by Rockford Police around 1:00 a.m. the department said they were on the scene of a shooting involving an officer. O'Shea later would not state whether Cox or the other individual was lethally shot, yet trusted a shooting occurred.

Author: 0 Mueller has enough evidence to charge Michael Flynn

Citing sources close to the investigation, NBC reported Sunday that investigators are speaking to multiple witnesses over the next few days to gather more information about Flynn's lobbying work. Flynn was paid more than $500,000 past year for work that benefited Turkey, according to the Justice Department. If he is charged, Mr Flynn would be the fourth person to face prosecution as part of Mr Mueller's investigation.

World Rea sets all time points record with second win
Author: 0 Rea sets all time points record with second win

Crossing the line 10 seconds behind race victor Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team), Melandri was happy with the result he secured: "It's been a tough weekend until Superpole, we had a lot of issues and we struggled to find a good set up on the bike".

Author: 0 Hundreds of nationalist protesters arrested in Moscow

The police confiscated guns, knives, masks and reinforcing bars from the detainees, the TASS news agency reported, citing a source at law enforcement authorities. Maltsev ran for parliament previous year and has a popular YouTube channel with critical political commentary. Previous year in a debate he called for Mr Putin to be impeached.

World India pip Japan to reach women's Asia Cup hockey final
Author: 0 India pip Japan to reach women's Asia Cup hockey final

A 9th-minute strike from Navjot Kaur doubled the lead for India and put them at advantage in the knock out encounter. The Indian team will face-off against an unpredictable China who they had earlier beaten 4-1 in the league stage. In 28th minute Yui Ishibashi gave India the jitters when she scored a fine goal to close the gap to 2-3. The tactics paid off as in the 38th minute as Lalremsiami scored a sensational field goal to make it 4-2 for India and after that the visitors defended the ...

World German national beaten up by railway supervisor in Uttar Pradesh
Author: 0 German national beaten up by railway supervisor in Uttar Pradesh

Erik, a native of Berlin, paid no attention to Kumar and this offended him. Later, five minors in connection with the brutal attack on a Swiss couple in Fatehpur Sikri were arrested by Uttar Pradesh Police. The victim has refused to talk to the media. "According to reports , the railway supervisor enquired the German national about his well-being, which angered him".

World British woman goes to Egypt with painkillers, faces death penalty
Author: 0 British woman goes to Egypt with painkillers, faces death penalty

Mr Plummer said the family feel "helpless" due to being in a different country, and said of his sister: "It's bad for Laura. she's not a tough person at all". A pill sells for 8p - meaning Laura could have made just £23.20 even if she wanted to. He is reported to have since spent £10,000 on legal bills. Since her arrest last month, they have visited her and said she has been in court twice.

World Bayern see off Dortmund, Leipzig turn the tides in German Bundesliga
Author: 0 Bayern see off Dortmund, Leipzig turn the tides in German Bundesliga

The Polish star missed Tuesday's Champions League clash against Celtic with a back problem, but is expected to be fit to face his former club at Signal Iduna Park on Saturday. "(Bayern goalkeeper ) Sven Ulreich kept us in the game and I must compliment my team-that was a great performance". Germany global Werner set up Yussuf Poulsen for a 70th-minute equaliser after Hanover's Jonathas had tapped in and then snatched an 85th-minute victor for his sixth goal of the season.

World Mendelssohn wins Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf
Author: 0 Mendelssohn wins Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf

Gun Runner has nothing more to prove, having clinched the 2017 Horse of the Year title and finally establishing dominance over Arrogate in the Classic. He's just shown me time and time again that he wouldn't. "He trained very well", Baffert told NBC. Wuheida (GB ) (Dubawi ) ensured that trainer Charlie Appleby has been successful in each of his two trips to the Breeders' Cup.

World IS vehicle bombing kills displaced Syrians in Deir az-Zour
Author: 0 IS vehicle bombing kills displaced Syrians in Deir az-Zour

In September, the army broke IS' three-year siege on Deir al-Zour capital city, capturing key areas and continuing to attack the IS positions in the countryside of that key oil-rich province. Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abdi congratulated Iraqi forces on retaking Qaim just over a week after the operation began. Backed by Russian air raids, the forces of Syria's President Bashar al-Assad have waged a sustained campaign to retake areas in Deir Az Zor province.

World Ardern in Australia: Manus Island offer still on table, says PM
Author: 0 Ardern in Australia: Manus Island offer still on table, says PM

It comes as the standoff on Manus Island enters into its fifth day, with more than 600 refugees having barricaded themselves into the detention centre which closed on Tuesday. Turnbull said Australia was "very generous" in terms of taking refugees - but he stressed Australia determines who it takes in. Meanwhile, Ardern was asked about the saga that saw Labour MP Chris Hipkins implicated in the citizenship saga in Australia that cost Barnaby Joyce his position as Australian deputy prime ...

World Jail time for disrespecting Chinese anthem
Author: 0 Jail time for disrespecting Chinese anthem

According to the amendment passed in Beijing yesterday, penalties include detention, imprisonment for up to three years and the deprivation of political rights. Pro-Beijing politician Ip Kwok-him said, "When this law is passed, people must stand, there must be a display of solemnity". China also recently introduced a new National Anthem Law against playing the anthem on occasions deemed improper, including funerals, with penalties of up to 15 days in prison.

World Trump Confirms He Will Meet With Putin During Asian Tour
Author: 0 Trump Confirms He Will Meet With Putin During Asian Tour

Trump told reporters, however, that his issues rest squarely with the government in Pyongyang. The meeting, expected to be on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Vietnam, would be the second between the world leaders.

World Burglary suspect gets stuck in takeaway fan unit for 7 hours
Author: 0 Burglary suspect gets stuck in takeaway fan unit for 7 hours

This is one of the rare moments when a law breaker had to take help from law enforcers when a thief was caught in a tight spot for almost 7 hours. Police were called around 8.20am today to DFC Chicken on Rookery Road, Handsworth, Birmingham, after a member of the public spotted a pair of legs sticking out of the takeaway.

World Miami releases intense hype video for showdown vs. Virginia Tech
Author: 0 Miami releases intense hype video for showdown vs. Virginia Tech

His touchdown pass to Levrone was his third of the day and the second for the tandem. He returned the opening kickoff 57 yards to set up a field goal, then returned a kick 92 yards for a desperately needed touchdown late in the second quarter to cut Georgia Tech's lead to 14-13 at halftime.

World Saudi princes held in anti-corruption investigation
Author: 0 Saudi princes held in anti-corruption investigation

The committee has the right to investigate, arrest, ban from travel, freeze accounts and portfolios, track funds and assets of individuals involved in corruption practices. The sweeping campaign of arrests appears to be the latest move to consolidate the power of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman , the favorite son and top adviser of King Salman.

World Manafort trial proposed for May 2018
Author: 0 Manafort trial proposed for May 2018

They both pleaded not guilty and were placed on house arrest earlier this week after being released on multimillion-dollar bonds. Manafort and Gates were indicted by a grand jury in Washington as part of the investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 USA presidential election, although the charges against them did not stem from the campaign.

World No. 3 Ohio State looks to keep winning streak going at Iowa
Author: 0 No. 3 Ohio State looks to keep winning streak going at Iowa

Iowa scored the first 10 points of the period, and after Ohio State added a late touchdown, the home team scored once more to top off a 55-24 rout. Stanley's fifth touchdown pass of the day, a 2-yard strike to Drake Kulick on the first play of the fourth quarter, gave the Hawkeyes a 45-17 lead, by which point the outcome was long decided.

World One killed, three injured in bus shooting in Los Angeles
Author: 0 One killed, three injured in bus shooting in Los Angeles

A Santa Monica police station was around the corner of the place of the shooting, allowing officers who were at the nearby Santa Monica Pier to rush to the scene upon hearing the gunshots. We are seeking the public's assistance in locating witnesses or anyone in the area at the time of this incident. "So it was hard to tell what was going on at that point".

World Sen. Rand Paul assaulted at Kentucky home Friday
Author: 0 Sen. Rand Paul assaulted at Kentucky home Friday

The KSP news release said troopers were called to the Paul residence at 3:21 p.m. Friday. "The assailant was arrested and it is now a matter for the police". The charge of fourth-degree assault is a Class A misdemeanor punishable by up to 12 months in jail. "Congressperson Paul was caught off-guard and the casualty of an ambush", Kelsey Cooper, Paul's interchanges chief in Kentucky said in an announcement to the Bowling Green Daily News .

World Houthis Fire Ballistic Missile at King Khalid Int'l Airport in Riyadh
Author: 0 Houthis Fire Ballistic Missile at King Khalid Int'l Airport in Riyadh

Saudi Arabia has called on the United Nations to reconsider its decision, and said United Nations support for Houthi militias is unjustifiable and unacceptable. Saudi Arabia has since 2015 been involved in a devastating war with Yemen's Houthi rebels. The United Nations has warned Yemen now stands on the brink of starvation.

World Conor McGregor revealed as cover star for EA Sports' UFC 3
Author: 0 Conor McGregor revealed as cover star for EA Sports' UFC 3

Personally, I think it's all but guaranteed that Conor McGregor will appear in the WWE at some point in the future. While most of us would probably be happy with a single payday of merely a tenth of that sum - actually, who are we kidding? Next year, if it stands as is, Floyd (Mayweather ) will be No.1, I'll be No.2 and Ronaldo will be No.3.

World Former NFL player suspected in wife's killing in Utah
Author: 0 Former NFL player suspected in wife's killing in Utah

Carpenter said Thursday officers were interviewing the man believed to be her husband, later identified as Anthony McClanahan. On Thursday, police say they were called to Park Regency early in the morning after a neighbor complained of noise in the building.

World Trump urges Saudi Arabia to list Aramco stake on NYSE
Author: 0 Trump urges Saudi Arabia to list Aramco stake on NYSE

Bush visited the floor of the NYSE during their presidencies - typically a president would not weigh into where a company would decide where to list its shares, since that's a private company decision. Trump tweeted from Hawaii, ahead of a trip to Asia. Earlier, Yasir Bin Othman Al-Rumayyan, CEO of the Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund (PIF), also had that the Saudi Aramco IPO is on track for 2018.

World Fliers sent to mailboxes in New Jersey town say 'Deport' Asian candidates
Author: 0 Fliers sent to mailboxes in New Jersey town say 'Deport' Asian candidates

The literature makes spurious claims stating Chinese and Indian residents are "taking over" the town. The political ad, proclaiming " Make Edison Great Again ", came in the form of a postcard sent by a still unknown party on Wednesday calling for the deportation of the local board of education candidates Jerry Shi and Falguni Patel, reports the Associated Press .

World NHRC issues notice to UP government on NTPC plant boiler blast
Author: 0 NHRC issues notice to UP government on NTPC plant boiler blast

Shailendra Dubey, who leads the All India Power Engineers Federation, told NDTV that the unit should have been shut down for cleaning because it was new. An enquiry has been set up by NTPC Management to investigate the reasons for the accident . The protesters claimed that they had warned about an impending disaster at unit six as the temperature near the furnace had been steadily rising.

Author: 0 Top Security Official Shrugs Off US Sanctions against Iran

News agencies described it as a Sejil surface-to-surface missile with a range of 1,200 miles. Trump last month refused to recertify the landmark 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers, slamming Tehran for what he called violations of the "spirit" of the agreement - in part for its continued testing of ballistic missiles and its support for extremists in the Middle East.

World Donald Trump's Desperate PR Strategy: Recycle Tired Clinton Scandals
Author: 0 Donald Trump's Desperate PR Strategy: Recycle Tired Clinton Scandals

President Donald Trump suggested the DOJ and the FBI investigate Hillary Clinton for rigging the Democratic primary election and violating campaign finance laws. The letter , written to the DNC, cited no rules violations. A photograph posted on Trump's Instagram account shows Papadopoulos sitting at the same table with Trump as well as Jeff Sessions , now Trump's attorney general, and several others.

World Pope says war brings 'only death and cruelty' at U.S. military cemetery
Author: 0 Pope says war brings 'only death and cruelty' at U.S. military cemetery

Pope Francis called war "the destruction of ourselves" during visits Thursday to an American military cemetery and the site of a Nazi massacre in Rome as he marked the Catholic All Souls' Day commemorating the dead. Francis is the fourth pope to visit the caves, after Paul VI, John Paul II and Benedict XVI. The new USA ambassador to Rome, Lewis Eisenberg, was among the 5,000 in attendance.

World Ian Brady: Moors Murderer secretly cremated and buried at sea
Author: 0 Ian Brady: Moors Murderer secretly cremated and buried at sea

There were fears the remains of Scottish-born Brady would be scattered on Saddleworth Moor - where the pair buried four of their victims. Mr West, 66, said: "My little sister didn't get to choose how she was buried, so I can't see why that evil swine should have any say in what happens to him".

World Supreme Court ruling on poll run-off scheduled for Monday
Author: 0 Supreme Court ruling on poll run-off scheduled for Monday

Chairpersons from both Liberty Party and Unity Party formed part of Friday's proceeding amid tight security at the Temple of Justice. The Judicial Communication office says the Alternative Writ issued to stay all actions in respect of the pending runoff elections is not a final stay order by the Supreme Court.

World Congress has already conceded defeat in Himachal, left the battlefield: Modi
Author: 0 Congress has already conceded defeat in Himachal, left the battlefield: Modi

Lashing out at the Congress for criticising the demonetisation of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes on November 8 a year ago, he said: "They are going to celebrate November 8 as black day and burn my effigies". "I'm fighting against corruption today and hence have become a pain in their (Congress') neck". The Prime Minister also endorsed the name of Prem Kumar Dhumal for the top post in the State and said the party would sweep polls in coming Assembly elections.

World Iran's Velayati meets Lebanese President
Author: 0 Iran's Velayati meets Lebanese President

The politician pointed out he "sensed what is being plotted covertly to target my life", according to Reuters. Saudi Arabia and Iran are regional arch foes. Hezbollah has sent thousands of its fighters to Syria to shore up President Bashar Assad's government. Lebanon's success in driving out terrorist groups have had positive consequences for the country and region, he said, calling on regional states to build peace and stability in the region through collective cooperation in all fields ...

World Canadian authorities impose sanctions on 30 Russians
Author: 0 Canadian authorities impose sanctions on 30 Russians

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and members of his regime also face fresh sanctions for rights violations and corruption, as did 30 Russians linked to a United States $230-million tax fraud uncovered by Magnitsky in 2008. His regime is considered anti-democratic by Canada, and more than 100 Venezuelans have died while protesting the Maduro government. The hair of the foreign affairs committee at the upper house of the Russian parliament said that the new sanctions are an openly ...

World Stampede during Kartik Purnima celebrations in Bihar, 4 dead, 10 injured
Author: 0 Stampede during Kartik Purnima celebrations in Bihar, 4 dead, 10 injured

Sadar Deputy Superintendent of Police Mithilesh Kumar told the incident took place in a narrow lane next to Samaria ghat, where dozes of pilgrims gathered for the holy dip on the occasion of Kartik Purnima. Begusarai SP Aditya Kumar said that the three who died were women and probably died of suffocation. According to district police officials, the stampede was caused by some rumours.

World 'Yes, I'm still watching,' Sunderland owner tells furious fans
Author: 0 'Yes, I'm still watching,' Sunderland owner tells furious fans

Now he is looking to the future and has even set his sights on a top-seven finish in the Premier League. 'After that, this club, the size that it is, the fanbase that it has, belongs in the Premier League, and that's where we want to be. I put a significant amount of new capital into the club this summer. On the proposed German takeover, he added: "There was one group that we did have some advanced discussions with but I decided not to do that transaction".

World Turkish troops, Kurdish militants clash near Iraqi border, 25 killed: army
Author: 0 Turkish troops, Kurdish militants clash near Iraqi border, 25 killed: army

A total of 55 PKK militants were killed by security forces over the last two days during counter-terror operations in eastern and southeastern Turkey, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported. In a speech in Ankara, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed to press ahead with operations against the PKK. "We have been bitterly fighting against every type of terrorist organizations in recent years", the premier said, underlining the lack of authority and civil wars in Syria and Iraq as well as the ...

World New York Attack Suspect Could Face Death Penalty
Author: 0 New York Attack Suspect Could Face Death Penalty

Federal prosecutors brought terrorism charges earlier Wednesday against 29-year-old Sayfullo Habibullaevic Saipov, saying he was spurred to attack Tuesday by the Islamic State group's online calls to action. Only three federal executions have been carried out, including that of Timothy McVeigh, who killed 168 people in a truck bombing in Oklahoma City in 1995.

World USA calls on UNSC to prevent use of chemical weapons
Author: 0 USA calls on UNSC to prevent use of chemical weapons

The U.S.is requesting a two-year extension of the JIM mandate that expires November 17. The JIM report said that experts are "confident" that the Syrian government was behind the April 4 sarin attack in the Syrian town of Khan Sheikhoun in April that killed more than 90 people, drawing worldwide outrage and prompting a quick USA missile strike on the Shayrat air base that Washington said had been used to launch the attack.

World Florida woman charged with DUI on a horse
Author: 0 Florida woman charged with DUI on a horse

Florida deputies said "neigh" to Polk County's Donna Byrne, who made a decision to presumably ride a horse while under the influence. Bryne was asked to undergo a field sobriety test and then arrested on the DUI charges The Sheriffs Office said a Breathalyzer test revealed she had blood-alcohol levels of 0.157 and 0.161.

World WWII bomb scare leads German police to heavy zucchini
Author: 0 WWII bomb scare leads German police to heavy zucchini

After arriving on the scene, police were surprised to find a 40-centimeter-long (15.7 inches) dark zucchini that, in the officers' own words, "really did look like a bomb". It's not uncommon for unexploded wartime bombs to be found in Germany, they often lead to mass disruption as German authorities are forced to evacuate the area while the device is defused.